There’s spin and sputter coming from every possible political corner.
While the description of small town Pennsylvanians as “bitter” is certainly impolitic, many political analysts say it’s what follows that adjective that is potentially so alienating — the notion that small town folks “get bitter” after which “they cling to guns or religion, or antipathy to people who aren’t like them, or anti-immigrant sentiment, or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.”
But Obama allies are trying to focus on the “bitter” part alone.
Karl at protein wisdom examines some of the statements that support labeling the Messiah an elitist.
David Kahane at NRO looks at Obama’s past as a suckup.
So the other day, I was having lunch on the patio at Orso’s with a fellow screenwriter, and as we watched all the suits making deals that didn’t include us, all the actresses who aren’t going to be in our movies, and all the agents who won’t return our phone calls, this writer leaned over to me and whispered, “Have you heard about the Obamamometer?”
I won’t keep you in suspense. Turns out that this writer knows someone who knows someone who knows someone who went to Harvard Law with B. Hussein Obama Jr., and, the story goes, such was Barry’s monumental capacity for sucking up to his professors that…
At the American Thinker, James Lewis talks Obama chic.
Sister Toldjah isn’t buying the Obama camp’s explanation.
QandO watches as the left desperately tries to keep the progressive label off their golden boy.
Rich Lowry at NRO shares some e-mail.
Update: Wow, a 20 point lead for Hillary over this mess? I know what she’s thinking…
Hot Air has more.